The Perfect House Salad

  • Yield 6 servings

Start with a wooden bowl as your empty canvas, and design your way to a fantastic salad.

Lisa's House Salad
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn


2 garlic cloves
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
2 tablespoons honey
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons balsamic or fig vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
6 cups mixed greens, such as arugula and Romaine
1/2 cup roasted salted pumpkin seeds
2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion


  1. Mash garlic cloves with salt in a large wooden salad bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Add mustard, honey, pepper, balsamic vinegar and oil. Stir well, and let stand at room temperature 30 minutes or all day.
  2. Add greens, pumpkin seeds, orange sections and red onion. Toss well. Serve.

Recipe by Lisa Burns, Chattanooga, Tenn.

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